Obituary: Robert J. Henderson Sr.

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Robert J. Henderson Sr.
Robert J. Henderson Sr.

BEACON FALLS — Mr. Robert J. Henderson, Sr., 80, of Beacon Falls, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband for 57 years of Barbara Rose (Romano) Henderson.

Mr. Henderson was born Nov. 28, 1934 in Bridgeport, grandson of Stephen and Aranka Kochik. He was retired as a vice president from Compressed Paper Box, a production control manager from Federal Paper Products. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who cherished spending time with his family. He was an avid New York Yankees and Giants fan.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Henderson is survived by three sons, Robert J. Henderson, Jr and his wife Ann of Ansonia, Richard Henderson and his wife Therese of Thomaston and Ron Henderson and his wife Alissa of Bethlehem; two daughters, Lori Massey and her husband Donald of Goshen and Kaitlyn Henderson of Beacon Falls. He was predeceased by a daughter, Terry Lynn Henderson. He is also survived by six sisters, one brother, 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held at the Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Road, Prospect, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 25 Maple Ave., Beacon Falls. Family and friends are asked to please meet directly at the church. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Watertown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Childrens Medical Center, 282 Washington St., Hartford, CT. 06106

To place online condolences, visit www.prospectmemorial.com.